The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 54 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.65% 2.42% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.61% 11.90% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
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£388 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% +5.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +88.09%
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Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 84 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.85% 20.34% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 20
Average daily rate £290 £310 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £178 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £394 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 19
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Cambridge region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Cambridge region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP.

1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
3 2 (28.57%) API Development
3 2 (28.57%) API Design
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Servlets
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) IPTV
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) STB
4 1 (14.29%) IGMP
4 1 (14.29%) RTSP

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DVB
2 1 (14.29%) IGMP
2 1 (14.29%) RTSP
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) UI Developer
2 3 (42.86%) UI Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Java EE
2 2 (28.57%) Servlets
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) MPEG
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
1 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
1 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
1 1 (14.29%) STB
1 1 (14.29%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) API Development
2 2 (28.57%) API Design
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
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